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KCSMMHZ
Sep 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of maneuvering by the united states written in gulf nations. syria was a united nation before they planned the split. >> reporter: a massive rally was held to express solidarity with the assad government. eddin was one of the organizers. he repeated his support for a strong government. >> translator: so many people are gathered here today. all of you are rallying behind assad. >> reporter: but a rift is emerging among the residents of golan heights. a silent protest was held against president assad. the participants are holding up blank signs. the message is stop the bloodshed. as the civil war intensifies, more people are saying publicly that they can no longer support assad. they drew the arabic word freedom by arranging candles. yamasha used to support assad. now he thinks the government is disgracing his homeland with blood. >> translator: we must topple the assad regime. as crimes by the regime have come to light, the anti-assad movement is becoming unstoppable in the golan heights as well. >> reporter: but expressing opposition can create friction. assad supporters began harassing am
KCSMMHZ
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
to hold talks and understand beyond the religion. >> morsi didn't directly criticize the united states that provides egypt with large amounts of aid. >> the iranian president suggested to the general assembly that israel poses a constant threat to his country. the leaders may carry out strikes on nuclear facilities. he said major powers of taking advantage of their nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction to threaten states. >> the continuing threat to resort to military action against our nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> he called for reform of the united nations and the create of a new world order. he currently chairs the non-align movement with 120 countries and territories not linked with a major power block. he said unfairness and discrimination by a few nations is creating an economic divide and feeling conflicts. he told reporters he is ready to negotiate an end to the standoff in the united states if it lifts the sanctions against iran. >> based on the fundamentals of respect, we are ready and willing to have a dilock based on resolving the prob
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
amongst cows born in the past ten years in the united states and tests show there is little possibility of pathogens forming in cows aged 30 months or younger. it has fallen to tenth place in the world's competitive economies. that's down one notch. the new ranking does reflect concerns over the country's massive debt as well as the sluggish economy. the world economic forum announced its annual ranking. the swiss based organization hosted the yearly davos conference where the world's political and economic leaders gather. the organization ranks the world's economies based on a survey of various factors, including business activity, education, medical services and also the labor market. it surveyed 144 countries and regions this year. now the forum did have praise for japan for its innovative technology, but japan lost points for the size of its national debt. it is about twice the size of the country's gross domestic product. switzerland held onto the top, singapore was second, finland climbed one notch to third place. the united states down two notches to seventh place. that's because
KCSMMHZ
Sep 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
exported from here to ten countries in the asia-pacific region, including japan, the united states, and singapore. there are large oil deposits in eastern siberia. most of the crude oil exported originates in this area. during the soviet era, the oil fields of western siberia were the center of oil production. however, after nearly 40 years of productivity, they will soon be depleted. to take their place, production has been stepped up in eastern siberia. one of the oil fields now being developed by russian oil companies is this oil field, the size of switzerland. it was first discovered during the soviet era. at that time, there was no way to transport the oil, so it was left untouched for nearly 50 years. >> translator: currently, we have five tanks with the capacity of 3,000 cubic meters. one for processing, four for storage. construction recently began for two tanks of 10,000 cubic meters. >> reporter: for decades, the population of the local village has been falling. there were no jobs. the oil field development prompted the population boom. it's also brought new infrastructur
KCSMMHZ
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
the group's assets in the united states in a move that is hardening the taliban. here's our report. >> reporter: the haqani network has repeatedly launched terrorist attacks in neighboring afghanistan. the u.s. accuses pakistan of supporting the group, but pakistan dismissed it, wh which has become a sticking point in bilateral relations. the pakistani government raised the u.s. classification in a statement and calls the move a u.s. internal member. it adds the members of the network are not pakistani citizens and pakistan cannot answer for any of their actions. the u.s. have often urged pakistan to mount military operations against the haqani network at its stronghold in northwestern pakistan. following the designation of the network as a terrorist organization, the usa could put even more pressure on pakistan to take action. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: meanwhile, the taliban is ramping up its resistance. one of the taliban members involved with secret talks with the u.s. in qatar gave a warning when he spoke to nhk last month. >> it will pay to have involved in the peac
KCSMMHZ
Sep 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to close the strait of hormuz. units left a united states support ship to look for mines planted under water. an unmanned recon innocence plane searched for strange vessels. iran is deepening its rift with the united states and european over the nuclear development. they are threatening to close the strait of hormuz if the country becomes a target of military attacks. the commander of the u.s. navy's fleet said the drill demonstrated the high capability to remove mines in collaboration with many other countries. >>> a pakistani government minister has promised to pay for the assassination of an american movie producer for insulting islam. the movie's promotional video on the internet triggered outrage around the world. pakistani railways minister told reporters on saturday he would offer $100,000 to anyone who murders the person responsible for making the movie. he said the video made in the united states denigrates the prophet mohammed. and he hopes the pakistani taliban will join the mission. the minister was only expressing his personal opinion. protest against the u.s. movie contin
KCSMMHZ
Sep 7, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> on now to some sobering news in the united states and a convention of party hang over in the form of disappointing jobs numbers. president barack obama promised to lead the nation "to a better place" and warned the road ahead would be difficult. it was revealed the u.s. economy added only 96,000 jobs, well below the 125,000 economists had been expecting. the unemployment rate dropped but the weak data played in to the hands of the opposition. >> republican presidential hopeful met romney said the jobs report proves obama's policies have not worked and no president since the great depression has been reelected with unemployment over 7.2%. >> more on the u.s. presidential election in a moment, but first on to the markets and weaker than expected unemployment data which was in focus. many are betting it will prompt further stimulus by the u.s. federal reserve. as a result, european stocks climbing higher ending their biggest weekly rally in three months. conrad sent us this summary from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> bad news from the american labor market's leading to buying stock
KCSMMHZ
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
>>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." protests against the united states have spread across the muslim world since the release of a film accused of insulting the prophet muhammad. people in several countries took to the streets again after friday prayers. indonesia has the world's largest muslim population. about 250 people gathered in front of the u.s. embassy in jakarta. authorities deployed 300 police officers to guard the compound. the rally ended after two hours without any major incident. anti-american rallies were also held in pakistan. demonstrations took place in the capital islamabad and the cities of karachi and peshawar. public anger against the united states is already strong in pakistan where u.s. air strikes targeting suspected militants regularly cause civilian casualties. >>> in egypt, several hundred demonstrators clashed with security forces near the u.s. embassy in cairo. police used tear gas to disperse the crowd. >> authorities remain on alert ahead of possible demonstrations after the friday prayers. >>> japan's prime minister wants to change how his c
KCSMMHZ
Sep 17, 2012 2:30pm PDT
our around the muslim world over the anti-islam video produced in the united states. at least two men were killed in violent protest in pakistan. >> police were attack -- were attacked and patrol cars were set ablaze in the capital and left can stand. a leader of hezbollah says the u.s. faces serious repercussions it allows the full video to be released. >> it was a rare appearance before the leader of hezbollah who has been in hiding since the 2006 war with israel. but he spoke to protesters rallying in beirut. he claimed recent demonstrations were the beginning of an uprising throughout the muslim world. he called for his followers to prevent the publication of " innocent of muslims" and said those responsible should be punished. >> of the united states is just using freedom of expression as an excuse. they need to understand publishing this film will have consequences. >> the controversy surrounding the low-budget film may have come just in time. his support for the long time has blocked ally assad angered many in the arab world. now he can claim to be a defender of the muslim fait
KCSMMHZ
Sep 18, 2012 2:30pm PDT
to the united states. the court said he tried to conceal the murder of a british businessman committed by the wife of one of the nation's most senior politician. the verdict is due in about 10 days. >> in the capital of afghanistan, a feeble suicide bomber has killed at least 12 people, most of them foreigners. the clip claiming responsibility said it was a reaction -- the group claiming responsibility said it was reaction to a film that was blasphemous to islam. >> this is the single deadliest incident connected to that film so far. >> little remains of the car the attacker used tear ran into a small bus on its way to the airport. most of the passengers were pilots for an international air cargo company. >> the foreigners killed in this attack or of russian and south african nationality. >> shortly after the explosion, a radical islamic group claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the bomber was a 20-year- old afghan woman. a spokesperson said the attack was retaliation for the anti- islam video, "innocence of muslims" which portrays the profit, as a womanizer and a child abuse
KCSMMHZ
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
, the islamic community of afghanistan, will talk with the united states about ending the occupation of afghanistan. it is not in the power of the kabul administration. >> reporter: taliban members decided in march this year to suspend their talks with u.s. negotiators. >> translator: from different channels, indirect approaches were there, but they were not fruitful, so we suspended the talks from our side. confidence-building measures must be taken to end fighting. i've already said that this war has been imposed on us. >> this can be a part of the package. we can reach about that. it means if they decide not to talk to the community of afghanistan, it means the opportunity to approach the islamic community will have no option except to follow the same option to resisting in order to gain the goal. >> reporter: u.s. and taliban negotiators seem to be making progress on finally ending afghanistan's long war. but now the taliban says it's up to the u.s. side to get the talks going again. hideki yui, nhk world, doha. >> a complete transcript of hideki's interview with taliban negotiat
KCSMMHZ
Sep 24, 2012 2:30pm PDT
states -- we know that the drones have been used and supplied by the united states. who would be manufacturing them for germany? >> there could be some from israel. they could be imported from the u.s., but there are some that say that would make germany too dependent on the u.s. germany has signed a declaration of intent to manufacture its own drones, but it does not look like they will get into the sky until 2020 at the earliest. it appears that germany is willing to invest as much as half a billion euros in this project. >> peter craven, thank you. >> support in to pass sentence to 14 islamist militants -- courts in egypt have sentence 14 islamist militants to death. this -- they have been grouped since hosni mubarak -- they have been gripped by tension since hosni mubarak was toppled from power over a year ago. >> the extreme is and in that area is growing. -- the extremism in the area is growing. >> they hold their water for hours. it si contaminated -- it is contaminated. the government in cairo has done nothing to improve the water supply. the bedouins say they feel lik
KCSMMHZ
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
off busan. navy personnel from the united states, south korea, and australia are also taking part. japanese government officials called on the south koreans to review their decision. they said crews from the other countries plan to sail their vessels into port. but the south koreans stood firm. they say the destroyer does not need to come into port because the drill will take place out at sea. u.s. commanders lead the exercise every year. sailors practice preventing trafficking in nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons. >>> diplomatic ties between japan and south korea have been strained over the territorial dispute. but that hasn't stopped officials from many companies in the two countries from talking business. representatives from some 230 companies got together in seoul on tuesday in an event sponsored by the two governments to help promote bilateral trade. about 50 of these companies are from japan. they are interested in buying machine tools, cameras, lighting equipment, and other products from south korea. japan imports of south korean machinery parts that are growing du
KCSMMHZ
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
in japan and abroad. she travels to san francisco for a screening. college students in the united states created the english subtitles for the film. a professor at the school organized a demonstration walk. she's now using the film as a study material in his japanese class. the students were having difficulty understanding the feelings of the people in the film. in this scene, survivors talk about their reactions to bring up the subject of the earthquake to people outside of the region. >> reporter: the students understand the worlds, but the raw feelings are harder to grasp. she tries to explain. zplts people outside the area care about us a lot, but they don't know how to express their sympathy. we don't want to make them feel awkward, that's what stops us, the victims from talking about it. >> translator: i was surprised that the victim can talk about the disaster. >> reporter: it's the day of the screening. around 30 people have come to see the film. >> it was very different from other documentaries i have seen before about it, especially having the factual person who made it there t
KCSMMHZ
Sep 27, 2012 2:30pm PDT
year when abbas launched his bid for recognition of a palestinian state at the united nations. once it was obvious the attempt was doomed to failure, a sense of resignation took hold of the local people. we take a closer look now at life in the palestinian territories. >> bustling as always, but people here are losing hope. a minor economic upturn came and went, and the palestinian authorities -- authority's coffers are empty. >> there will be more protests soon. the situation has become intolerable. the palestinian government should do something for us. palestinians are weary and have no real opportunities. and the territories depend on international aid. their own economy is stifled by israeli sanctions, and there is little chance of growth. the lack of political progress frustrates palestinians. hopes were dashed last september when the united nations refused to give them full statehood. >> we are trying to bring hope that, trying to tell our people that the dream to have a palestinian state is still possible, and that is why we are going to the united nations. hopefully, once ou
KCSMMHZ
Sep 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
technologies. that's nuclear power technologies. the united states, european nations and israel are weary that iran will speed up its enrichment activities to develop nuclear weapons. >>> voters in angola have griffin them another party in office. certain to win a majority in parliamentary elections. provisional results show that the popular movement for the liberation of angola have secured 75% of friday's vote. he has governed the country since 1979. the lead e forer of the party becomes president. the election win will extend the incumbent's rule by five years. angola is one of africa's leading oil producers. the country has seen an economic boom since a war ended ten years ago. >>> russia has revealed a tax on imported vehicles. joined the world trade organization and reduced import duties. the new tax is charged as a vehicle kal disposal fee. it's about $600 for a passenger vehicle and about $4,500 for a truck. a higher levy is applied to used vehicles. russia cut the import duty on new cars from 30% to 25% when it joined the wto last month. a senior manager at the moscow office of a
KCSMMHZ
Sep 3, 2012 2:30pm PDT
starts. >> illegal immigration from mexico is a hot-button issue in the united states and it looks to set a key role in the upcoming presidential election in november. both are eager to win the hispanic vote. >> now is the time to spell out what they want in return for their support. a group of hispanic activists entering the u.s. in what they are calling the ride for justice care of them. it will arrive at the democratic national convention in north carolina where it begins on tuesday. >> latino drivers are accustomed to paying close attention to the speed limit. illegal immigrants fear getting pulled over by the police could lead to deportation. she came to the u.s. from mexico 16 years ago. she does not have papers and lives in constant anxiety. the bus tour is aimed at helping improve conditions for latinos. >> my biggest concern was leaving my son for six weeks. other than about, i really like the idea of getting on the bus and trying to help. >> the activists are traveling across the country to reach their final destination, the democratic national convention, kicking off in charlot
KCSMMHZ
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
is the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the united states. people across the country are holding memorial ceremonies for victims. terrorists flew hijacked planes into the twin towers of the world trade center in new york and the pentagon in the state of virginia. they killed nearly 3,000 people. a memorial ceremony is under way at the site of the world trade center. [ bell ringing ] people observed a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., the exact time the plane hit one of the towers. bereaved family members then read out the names of the victims. the landscape at ground zero is changing. the memorial park was opened there last year. a 500-meter high skyscraper is also being built, which will be the tallest in the u.s. when it's finished next year. some people worry that memories of the terror attacks are as painful as other. others say people who weren't affecting are gradually forgetting the event as anniversaries come and go. >>> china's foreign ministry spokesperson has urged japan to withdraw its decision on the purchase of disputed islands in the east china sea. the j
KCSMMHZ
Sep 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
the highest unemployment? >> it the united states? >> i heard it was spain. >> china? >> of the eurozone has the highest unemployment rate with 11.2%, higher than the u.s. and china. but europeans without work don't have to sleep on the streets. eurozone countries provide relatively generous assistance for the unemployed. but europeans fear they won't be able to afford this for much longer. eurozone countries have to compete not only with industrial giants like u.s. and japan, but also country still industrializing like china, india, and brazil. but which country has the biggest economy? >> the world's biggest economy? >> it germany? >> it probably china. >> the biggest economy in the world is still the usa. they make up 90% of the world economy. china is no. 2 with 14.3% of the world's total. the eurozone is close on china's heels. then comes india, japan, and brazil. if we look at per-capita income, the old order is still on top. the usa, japan and eurozone are far ahead of brazil, china, and india. america and europe's wealth is largely driven by creativity. this is borne out by the numbe
KCSMMHZ
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
of the united states, dry and clear. take a look at these temperatures, though. chicago has i mentioned dropping down to 16 degrees. could be the coolest temperature you'll see this year so far. and winnipeg at 14 degrees. i can't say much for you in houston at 31 degrees. still very hot here. but we're seeing a little bit of autumn, a taste of autumn here in europe. let's take a look at a video coming out from poland first. this is from the weekend. autumn is throughout the northern hemisphere. now some people are taking a little time off to enjoy the fruits of the harvest in the polish town. low cams dress up and take part in an annual parade. in the farmer's market, people bought up seeds for next year's crop. some browsed books on growing techniques. but before then, there's a long wenter to face. across central europe, the temperatures are beginning to drop, so let's take a look at what's happening here. we actually have a cold front that is going to be just moving through poland, actually. this is why the temperatures are going to be dropping. and along the cold front we may see some very
KCSMMHZ
Sep 20, 2012 2:30pm PDT
the world. it is a loose knit group, held together by hate for islam. >> in the united states, there is a cottage industry of islamaphobes. in southern california, there are some secondary stars in this constellation of anti-muslim activists. >> among them, the legend producer of the innocence of -- the legend -- the alleged producer of "the innocence of muslims." he has been active on the scene for years, seeking out terry jones and steve klein, who ended up acting in the film. since the controversy erupted, he has become press shy, declining interview requests. he surprised us by coming to the phone when we called. the tough-talking vietnam vet sounds shaken. >> my life is in great jeopardy. i run a business here. my girls are absolutely terrified. they are crying all the time. >> the response has not come as a surprise. terry jones says he knows how productive it was. that is the way he wants it. he has built a gallows on which he has strung up an effigy of mohammad with a devil's head. he has no plans to back down. >> we will definitely continue. nothing will stop us. noth
KCSMMHZ
Sep 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
in the united states. but we do have smoke plumes from that wildfire, numerous wildfires still breaking out and not contained completely yet. the smoke will be just trapped due to this really strong high-pressure system. it's not really departing anywhere, so stagnant air across much of these situations. things are going to get really cool due to this cold front sweeping here across the great lakes region, and that may turn to sleet, so it could be the first snow or sleet possibly seen on this -- the first snow for the season. but warm and dry across much of these regions. and temperatures are not bad at all if you're in washington, d.c., at 27. still really summer-like here, but, yes, winnipeg at 9 degrees, and, yes, tomorrow's going to be the first day of your autumn in this continent. moving over to the european continent, things are going to be with showers, but sunny spells for the british isles to enjoy that weather until another atlantic storm moves into your region. dropping down to 15 in london, and stockholm only looking at 12. but keeping its heat here in madrid at 31 degrees. he
KCSMMHZ
Sep 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
are considered a military attack on iran's nuclear facilities. >>> the united states and 33 other countries are taking part in a large-scale military exercise in the persian gulf. it's one of the world's key oil transport routes. the u.s.-led military drill comes amid a deepening rift between iran and the west over tehran's nuclear development program. our crews spent time on board a u.s. support ship and a japanese minesweeper to take a firsthand look at the drill. sho beppu reports. >> reporter: this u.s. navy support ship was built 41 years ago and was due to be decommissioned earlier this year. it was originally used for land troops, but it has been since equipped for minesweeping duties. it has been deployed in the region since june. the ship is at the center of the naval exercise, which is aimed at strengthening the ability of the participants to keep shipping lanes open in the persian gulf. iran has threatened to choke off ship traffic passing through the strait of hormuz in the gulf. >> the exercise area is approximately 45 to 50 miles off of bahrain, and we are -- >> 80 miles. >> -
KCSMMHZ
Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
strikes on neighboring countries it suspects of planning to build nuclear weapons. the united states and other nations are staging what some has called the largest ever joint military drill in the persian gulf. but ahmadinejad said there's still room for diplomatic negotiations. >> translator: our negotiating stance has been if western countries provide us with 20% enriched uranium, we have no intention of producing it. we have presented many proposals to western kocountriecountries. i hope they will remain at the negotiating table. >> reporter: iran's president says he's open to talks on the nuclear issue. western leaders say he's just trying to buy time. ahmadinejad is scheduled to speak to the u.n. on wednesday. it will be his last general chance to impair the recovery. nhk world, new york. >> he mentioned the drill u.s. forces are leading in the persian gulf. 34 nations in all are taking part. we went aboard a u.s. ship and mine sweeper to bring us this first hand look. >> reporter: this u.s. navy support ship was built 41 years ago and was due to be decommissioned earlier this y
KCSMMHZ
Sep 25, 2012 2:30pm PDT
a minute. >> stay tuned. >> welcome back. in his address to the united nations general assembly, united states president barack obama said the recent unrest in the arab world would not prevent a march toward progress. many countries which sought dictatorships toppled has -- have struggled to establish civil institutions and democratic societies. >> recent protests against a u.s.-made and that-islamic film highlighted the debate these societies face over freedom of speech and religious tolerance. we met up with one artist in tunisia who is grateful for the freedoms that he now enjoys. >> he has been a cartoonist for 40 years. during that time, pen and paper have been his weapons in the fight against injustice and the struggle for change. he says the revolution in tunisia has given him new freedoms both personally and professionally. >> we only have freedom of expression in a few areas like sports, culture, or social issues. politics was taboo, regardless of whether the criticism was directed at public authorities or the government itself. we complied with those policies all those years u
KCSMMHZ
Sep 26, 2012 2:00pm PDT
minister noda's speech to the general assembly. >> we want to get -- to all the leaders in the united states, let them know is belonged to china. >> the demonstrators waved chinese flags and sign boards demanding that japan leave the islands. >>> two car bombs have exploded near the syrian army by se battles between rebel fighters and government forces in the downtown area. an anti-government activist told nhk the explosions hit the third and fourth floors of the building. four people died.
KCSMMHZ
Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
with restraint. >> the united states, as a matter of policy, does not take a position with regards to competing sovereignty claims. it is extremely important that diplomatic means on both sides be used to try to constructively resolve these issues. >> demonstrators, angry at japan's purchase of the senkaku islands, have again taken to the streets of beijing. the japanese embassy in the capital is bracing for more protests and warning its citizens to be on alert. in beijing about 200 demonstrators marched in front of the embassy on monday. they waved placards and demanded that japan return the islands. but the protest was smaller than those held over the weekend. about 1,000 riot police and several hundred regular officers stood guard. they attempted to prevent the protests getting out of control. nearby streets were blocked, and police used loudspeakers to call for order. police have posted a message online calling for orderly protests. the message warns that destroying property is not patriotic and will be punished. police in the southern city of guangzhou say they have detained 11 protesters
KCSMMHZ
Sep 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
phone. the united states, europe, asia, and australia. about 600 people wanted to be among the first in new york on friday. they were waiting before workers had opened the doors. one man said he'd been going for eight days. >> the speed, the camera, the size, it's thinner and lighter. and i want to put my software on it. >> the iphone 5 is taller than the previous model, uses the high speed lte wireless network. apple executives say the previous iphone was a worldwide hit. customers have placed even more orders for their new model. >>> here's the three-day world weather forecast. >> that's all for this hour on "newsline." i'm keiko kitagawa in tokyo. thank you for joining us.
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